THE best pictures from around the UK and world this week include an erupting volcano and preparing bronze statues for auction.

Gabriella Diment prepares a monumental bronze patinated fibreglass wall sculpture depicting household cavalry soldiers on horseback which is expected to be sold for £12,000-18,000 when it goes up for auction at Summers Place Auctions in Billinghurst, Kent.

Group leader Jane Waithageni Kimaru, 60 years old, centre-left, and others practice moves during a Taekwondo self-defence class for women in the Korogocho slum of Nairobi, Kenya.

Lava from a volcano eruption flows on the island of La Palma in the Canaries, Spain.

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